World Bulletin / News Desk
On the sidelines of a nuclear security summit in Washington in March, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan held a private meeting with Israel's energy minister, Yuval Steinitz. It was the highest level contact between Israel and Turkey since diplomatic relations broke down six years ago after Israeli forces raided a Turkish ship bound for Gaza, killing 10 Turkish activists.
Abandonment of principle of equality as a basis for democracy that ought to secure the equal treatment of all of its citizens means that we are witnessing a re-emerging political order
Both America and Russia would have wanted this crisis in Syria to blow over but it appears that a contained military response is unavoidable
Open letters, one after another, accuse Supreme Leader of turning a blind eye to problems preparing downfall of Islamic Republic
Judging by what Donald Trump has been saying about the Syrian civil war for two years, his most recent comments should not catch anyone by surprise
Iranian judiciary’s new strategy against Ahmadinejad is to try and smash him indirectly by pushing him towards confrontation with GIR
Turkish Armed Forces once again proved its advanced capabilities, with Turkey’s defense industry putting forward a visionary roadmap
Increasing support for Islamist politicians is pointing to some changes in the electoral preferences.
Although Saudi Arabia appears to be on brink of radical change, closer look at reform process reveals MBS is after power consolidation
Without reaching a compromise or agreement through regional cooperation by putting aside political disputes, extracting gas in the region will be either too costly, unprofitable, or impossible
Latest election result represents failure of an establishment that has not solved Italian system's biggest weakness
Khamenei seems to be tolerating Ahmadinejad's 'recalcitrance' because neither wants to see Larijani as next supreme leader
Macron is much more successful in masquerading reality of his politics behind cosmopolitan, seemingly liberal face
US is spending money to fund, train, equip terror group working closely with Assad, Iran, to fight NATO ally Turkey
There is a lot of hearsay about the conflict within the Trump administration.
Turkey suffered so much because of its alliance with the US between 2012 and 2016 that now nothing appears deadlier than waiting for the US to act as a real friend.
Prior to this operation, Turkey has made elaborate preparations in terms of military and diplomacy for full-scale action. Information was provided to all interested parties.